Economic Development Include


Complete Economic Development in Northville, including demographic information and a list of current developments is available at the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) website. Here are direct links to those sections:

Also available is our Community Profile, which is available in the Community section of our website as well as information that may be of interest to business owners at the Reports and Studies section of our website.

For further inquiries about economic development opportunities please contact the City Manager's office directly at 248-449-9905 or via the City Manager's feedback form.


Salon and spa services at the new Tease Studio are a sweet treat

Remember the TV show Cheers, where regulars, neighbors and newcomers stopped in and had a lively discussion, bonded and felt at home? That’s the type of familiarity you’ll find at Tease Studio.

Local woman’s love of lace is woven into new museum in Northville Square

The Lace Museum of Detroit puts Northville on the map for its intriguing collection of hand-made lace – in clothing, accessories and tablecloths along with the tools used to create the ornamental fabric. This slice of history is tucked away on the lower level of Northville Square. Read about The Lace Museum.

Village Workshop is the place where makers’ dreams come true

Makers, innovators and engineers can’t wait to get their hands on the high-tech equipment at the Village Workshop in their quest to produce something of value – whether it’s for their personal use, a prototype, a saleable product, or a tool that helps solve a problem.  Learn more about the Village Workshop.

Dear Prudence – a jewelry, gifts and women’s apparel boutique – opens in Northville

Women and people who shop for women will find a unique array of clothing, accessories and personal items at Dear Prudence, a new boutique store at 119 N. Center.

Dr. Josh Howe purchases Northville Chiropractic

There's a new practice in town that offers chiropractic services and health education. Josh Howe, DC, purchased the practice of Kathleen Rohlig, DC, who retired after 25 years at that location on 412 N. Center. Read more about Dr. Howe's practice.

Retailers in Northville have the goods for a busy holiday shopping season

Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 launched what Northville retailers foresee as a busy shopping season – drawing loyal customers and new shoppers from Northville and southeastern Michigan, and out-of-town visitors. With scores of unique stores, Northville is a destination for shopping, dining and walking around in the hip, historic downtown.

Singh remodels apartments at MainCentre

The handsome, four-story brick building at the corner of Main and Center St., has been a Northville landmark since the late 1980s, when Singh Development built it for mixed use: residential, retail, restaurants and professional office suites. Fast-forward 30-some years to 2016 – now the apartments are undergoing a full remodel from floors to cabinets, with new kitchens, bathrooms, appliances and more open spaces.  Read about the MainCentre apartments remodel.

Red Dot: bringing together people, stories and coffee

Arlita Ibach and her husband Darrell (Butch) Ibach Jr. are empty-nesters and are now investing their time into another baby that constantly demands their attention - a budding business called Red Dot Coffee Co., at 505 N. Center St., next to Kroger.  Learn more about Red Dot Coffee.